Special Advertorial Section: Heritage and Iconic Brands

Heritage and Iconic Brands November 2013

Our special 23-page section profiles enduring brands that have thrived through decades and sometimes more than a hundred years of changing trends. This section includes stories about Haggar, Arrow, Izod, Van Heusen, Wembley, Members Only, Barbour, St. Croix, Viyella and Sansabelt.

The St. Croix Elite

The St. Croix Elite

A group of top independent retailers recently got together for the first-ever “St. Croix Elite” retreat in Winona, Minn., a concept spearheaded by St. Croix founder Bernie Brenner.

St. Croix donates portion of black turleneck sales to cancer research


Knitwear retailer St. Croix Shop says that it will donate a portion of the profits from its $185 classic black cotton/microfiber mock turtleneck to the American Cancer Society.

St. Croix: Quest for the Best


Domestic knitwear is alive and thriving in Winona, Minnesota. Bernie Brenner has a thing about collars. “Just look at that collar!” I heard St. Croix’s president/CEO exclaim with pride a good half dozen times in the course of my visit to the immaculate 40,000-plus sq. ft. factory. “With most knit polos, the collar rolls up […]

Schmoozing: St. Croix picnic dinner


The Winona, Minnesota-based St. Croix knitwear company hosted a picnic dinner with retailers at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bernhard Brenner last week. The images below are cropped thumbnails. Click on an image to expand. Roll over the image and click the arrows on the right to see the next image in the gallery.